Discovery & Exploration

Welcome to the Discovery and Exploration Community!

Whether you are unsure of your interests, undecided on which of your interests to pursue, or considering post-duke options, the Discovery and Exploration Community is for you! Within this community you will have access to resources to guide you in becoming more self-aware, exploring careers and interests, designing your Duke experience to make it unique to your needs, and making decisions. Exploring can take on different forms including browsing online resources, connecting with Academic Advising to discuss majors and learn more about specific subjects of interest, utilizing office hours to connect with professors, meeting with career advisors to uncover or discuss your interests, and conducting career conversations with individuals in fields of interest. Throughout this process of exploring, remember that as you grow and engage in different experiences, you will learn a lot about yourself! Don’t fret if you feel like you don’t have it all figured out right now (you don’t have to) or if you notice your interests shifting, you have support and resources available to support and encourage you! From first year undergrad to nearing the end of your PhD program, join this community by personalizing your Hub and setting alerts to discover resources, career advice, job/internship opportunities, and events that will help you connect your skills to roles of interest!

     

Story+ 2023 APPLICATIONS OPEN!

Story+ is a 6-week paid summer research experience for enrolled Duke University students (rising Sophomores through rising Seniors; MA, MFA, and Ph.D students) interested in bringing interdisciplinary humanities research to life through dynamic storytelling. Story+ 2023 will be a fully …

By Jules Odendahl-James
Jules Odendahl-James Co-Director
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Externship vs Internship: What’s the Difference?

Pursuing work-based experiences before you start your career can help you gain professional experience and hard and soft workplace skills. They can also teach you what kind of work you like (and don’t like!) to do. So what sort of …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Do You Know About Our Career Communities?

If you are reading this, you are currently in the Discovery & Exploration Career Community, WELCOME! Did you know the Career Center has several career communities you can join? If you click on the Career Communities tab on the home …

By Alicia Rhodes (she/hers)
Alicia Rhodes (she/hers) Assistant Director, Career Services
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C.I.A Information Session: A fresh perspective

This is a 60-75 minute presentation, rich in audience participation, that combines real life examples of espionage, a fair amount of social science and multiple opportunities for audience contributions to understand what motivates “spies” to operate across cultures and around …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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Career Chat with Gentry Smith: Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security for the U.S. Department of State. 

Gentry Smith is a North Carolina native (Weldon, NC) and a graduate of NC State University.  His responsibility includes the protection of all diplomatic facilities overseas, escort of foreign diplomatic VIPs while they are in the US, and security of …

By Ängela Bonner
Ängela Bonner Assistant Director, Career Services
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